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Cumbria Spit Roast Beef


Large joints of beef topside or sirloin spit roasted with an English mustard and herb crust, these can be cooked to your own requirements - some rare, some well done it is a flexible method of cooking. Ideal for both plated meals or hot beef sandwiches. If you wish we can spit roast smaller joints and serve each as a table center piece with a platter of roast potatoes and roast vegetables, giving you the 'Sunday Lunch' experience but available for large numbers.


Standard package :

spit roast beef

  • Topside of beef spit-roasted with a mustard and herb crust.
  • Served with fresh bread buns and horseradish sauce;
  • Chef and assistant to help serve



  • Salads & Side Dishes;
  • Puddings;
  • Disposable crockery / cutlery;
  • China / stainless steel crockery / cutlery;
  • Extra waiting staff .




The beef we use is sourced from an excellent local butcher and has hung for four to five weeks ensuring full flavour and tenderness.


Spit Roast beef joints can provide a flexible solution to catering from a handfull of people to a few hundred people. Cooking times are a lot quicker than with a hog roast at 1 to 3 hours depending on numbers. As with the hog roast we can either cook at your event or deliver ready roasted.